Provide commercially practical legal advice to the assigned business and support units of the Bank with respect to banking products and services (including product governance and development); identifying potential legal issues and risks, structuring transactions, responding to queries, drafting agreements, reviewing and approving agreements (including transactional and security documents), negotiating contracts/credit terms and ensuring legal policies and procedures are complied with.
Identify, escalate and resolve legal issues as appropriate.
Review and update standard documentation and create standard document templates.
To conduct training/seminars on legal issues and product/loan/security documentation to assigned business/support units of the Bank.
The selected candidate will work with other lawyers as well as colleagues in the Bank's Grp Legal & Regulatory Compliance Unit to ensure comprehensive and effective legal support for the assigned business/ support units of the Bank.
Qualifications Qualifications The preferred candidate will have:
Minimum of 5 PQE in providing legal support and advice to financial institutions (in the areas of commercial and retail lending) in private practice or as in-house counsel;
Some experience working in a legal capacity on information technology transactions.